News & Reviews: Qualcomm
May 17, 2022
South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to use custom in-house processors specific for its popular Galaxy S series smartphones starting from the year 2025. This plan is allegedly due to the insufficient yields and poor thermal management of the latest generation of Qualcomm and Exynos chipsets.
Qualcomm has an event on 20 May, likely for the launch of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1May 16, 2022
We had received two different predictions regarding the launch of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ chipset, with one mentioning that it'll launch in H2 2022 while the other one claims that the smartphones with the chip are arriving next month. Now, we might be able to confirm that the latter is likely to happen as Qualcomm has announced an event on 20 May.
May 09, 2022
If you ask any smartphone enthusiasts what's the best chipset, they would probably tell you it's the Snapdragon and Apple's A Bionic chipset series. However, both of these chipsets have been taken over by MediaTek as the most popular SoC in China recently.
May 06, 2022
Despite that many smartphones are rumoured to feature the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ made by TSMC, the chip could still face delay. According to reputable tipster Digital Chat Station, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ would only arrive by the second half of 2022.
May 05, 2022
Back in MWC 2022 a few months ago, Qualcomm introduced the next generation of WiFi 7 connectivity. The company released more details today, namely four new Qualcomm Networking Pro Series platforms, namely the 1620, 1220, 820 and 620 models. Here's more detail about the technology.
May 02, 2022
Besides the TSMC-produced Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, we might also be seeing the 4G variant at the upcoming announcement. According to a well-known tipster named Shadow_Leak, the chip is being prepared though not much information is given.
Apr 18, 2022
Samsung has once again snatched the top spot in the semiconductor industry. According to the latest report, the Korean tech giant surpassed Intel by becoming the world's biggest semiconductor company by revenue in 2021.
Apr 07, 2022
Most of us know that Qualcomm is currently preparing to launch the TSMC variant of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, namely Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+. However, we didn't know that the semiconductor manufacturer is secretly working on another chip as well, and it's the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1.
New leak claims that Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 will sacrifice efficiency in favour of a slight performance boostMar 21, 2022
It seems that next-gen of flagship mobile chipsets will be sacrificing power efficiency in favour of performance boost. This is according to a new leak that claimed ARM’s upcoming Cortex-X3 cores to be more power hungry than its predecessor.
The new Cortex-X3 cores are expected to make its way into next generation mobile chipsets including the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and Samsung Exynos 2300. Furthermore, it may even feature inside the MediaTek Dimensity 10000.
Mar 02, 2022
In 2020, MediaTek had surpassed Qualcomm to become the number one chip vendor in global markets. However, Qualcomm still had its number one spot secured in the US for several quarters after that. Now, it looks like MediaTek is powerful enough to turn the table by snatching the crown from the US-based company.